Resources to Help Houses of Worship Prepare for Emergencies


DHS Center for Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships

Webinar: Resources to help houses of worship prepare for emergencies  

This webinar is a collaborative effort between the DHS Center for Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships, a center of the White House Office of Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help connect faith-based and community organizations with tools, resources, and partners to help prepare their houses of worship for all hazards, including active shooter incidents. 

Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Time:  1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Central Time

How to Join the Webinar:

Join the webinar by clicking the Registration Web Link.
Be sure to test your Adobe Connect connection prior to the meeting.
This webinar will offer closed captioning. 

Preparedness resources for house of worship:

Emergency Operations Planning Resources:
Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Houses of Worship
(Recorded webinar): An Overview of the Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Houses of Worship
US Department of Education Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center 

Active Shooter Preparedness Resources:
Department of Homeland Security Active Shooter Preparedness Webpage
FBI Office of Partnerships Active Shooter Incidents Resource Page
FBI Active Shooter Quick Reference Guide 

Free online independent study courses for everyone:
IS-907: Active Shooter: What You Can Do
IS-360: Preparing for Mass Casualty Incidents: A Guide for Schools, Higher Education, and Houses of Worship
IS-906: Workplace Security Awareness Course
IS-914: Surveillance Awareness: What You Can Do
IS-366: Planning for the needs of children in disasters
IS-909 - Community Preparedness: Implementing Simple Activities for Everyone 

All hazard preparedness resources: a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters
National Preparedness Community Faith-based Community of Practice
SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline
Earthquake Preparedness Playbook
Flood Preparedness Playbook
Hurricane Preparedness Playbook
Tornado Preparedness Playbook
Wildfire Preparedness Playbook
Winter Storm Preparedness Playbook